Nairobi News

NewsWhat's Hot

City policeman kills self after gun went off accidentally on Jogoo Road

By ANGIRA ZADOCK December 9th, 2016 1 min read

An officer based at Makongeni police station died after he accidentally shot himself on the thigh while manning a roadblock along Jogoo Road on Thursday night.

Constable Samuel Ndirangu was rushed to the Metropolitan hospital in Buruburu where he died at around 9.45pm.

Doctors say the cause of death was exsanguination, the loss of excessive blood.

Preliminary investigations have ruled out suicide as police launch inquest into the death.

The body has been transferred to Chiromo Funeral Parlour for postmortem.